Modernized 1958 Scarab recreation for sale on Hemmings.com. From the seller’s description:
Produced by Kansas based Scarab
Motorsports LLC – modeled after the aesthetic specifications of the original, but with
modern day safety improvements.
These improvements as follows: Body – Handcrafted aluminum
built for exacting detail; wire edged where appropriate Hood and door latches,
hinges and pins as original. Rear bumper – with license plate mount, Lexan headlight
covers Frame, Tig welded 4130 Chrome moly steel; powder-coated chassis black
Drive shaft safety loops Suspension and Brake Components Corvette C6 uprights & amp. Stainless steel brake. Lines Differential – Winters quick change, independent rear suspension Adjustable
Pedal Assembly with brake bias adjustment Line lock parking brake Electrical
System. Headlights & taillights with turn signals Complete wiring
harness Horn Aluminum battery tray with battery cables Cockpit Stewart Warner
gauges as original Custom-made, aluminum vintage style racing seats with exposed
aluminum back 5 point racing harness driver and passenger seat belts. Aluminum
transmission tunnel and drive shaft cover. Hand held Steering Wheel – 4 spoke original
style with quick release Switches. Original Windshield – Lexan with side
windows Other Fuel cell with sending unit, hard line and braided steel fuel lines
with connectors. Aluminum radiator with overflow tank. Electric radiator fan
Steering system. Race-approved safety steering -column and quick release steering wheel. External racing gas cap Tires and Wheels. Tires – DOT approved street tires Wheels – 16 inch, original style
Halibrand 5 hole Kidney Bean. Electronic ignition by MSD. The transmission is the tried and true Muncie, (with separate lever for reverse) turning a Winters Quick-Change differential out back.
This beautiful machine is powered by a 383cu.in.
Small Block Chevy, topped off with a Hill born fuel injection system that has been
upgraded to modern computer control. Finished in the striking Blue and White ivory – originally designed by the famed Von Dutch. When equipped with period disc brakes and an iron cylinder head engine, this Scarab has been approved by the Sports car Vintage Racing Association for its vintage track
monterey , California
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